So a former administrator left quite a legacy of documents in Claris Works and/or AppleWorks. Is there any way to batch convert them into a. Danielle upgraded her Mac to OS X Mavericks and now she can’t open any Apple Works documents. Leo says that AppleWorks isn’t supported anymore in. Yvan did indeed respond to my query and edited his original script to save files in the source folder and get around any files that have lost their.

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I will be testing the final run of his new script on my project tomorrow and once that is done, with his permission, I will post the script so others can use it. flles

Do you guys have any help for me. For education it is the best software ever developed for showing seamles interaction of all computing environments.

This let btach remember some words of your original message: I had a copy somewhere but I can’t find it now. Thanks awfully for the pointer, though – looks like I might be able to fathom it out. Thanks for the tips everyone.

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Mon Nov 19, 7: How do I save the files 1, files that are converted? By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that donvert have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. And if you still have appleworks running anywhere you can even cut and paste tables into Easy Draw you just won’t be able to edit them. Google and Bing both offer online translation between French and English and several other languages.


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Open the script in the Script Editor, then scroll down a few lines. Email Required, but never shown.

Ditto on the TextEdit trick. If the script also deleted the original AppleWorks file, that would be even better, but not required.

Once you bathc a Snow Leopard machine running in your VM which you can run on any modern Macnow you can install the last version of AppleWorks on it!

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Yvan Koenig, who tends to post in the Pages forum rather applewogks here, had a lot of scripts, including one to do this, on his iDisk: Ars Praefectus et Subscriptor.

I did not want to delete the existing file from the directory and place it in a zip file, so I have removed those steps.

Tue Nov 20, 2: I have Pages ’09, do you think I need the earlier version? Dec 4, 5: And, a small moment of silence for the genius that was ClarisWorks. Sep 8, 9: Tue Nov 20, 3: I’ll see if I can remember to bring my G5 home from work.

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How can I batch convert old Apple Works files?

Assuming you have a copy of AppleWorks. What was the result of you trying to use that script? I lose some formatting, but the important stuff is in there. The application is no longer bundled with OS X, and I’m not paying for it, so what’s the best and quickest way to convert the files to plain text? By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy covnert, Privacy Policyand our Terms of Service. I’d like some help debugging this script which is meant to have a folder dragged onto it to execute.

Nothing will open Paint documents or databases. Yvan posts a link to apppeworks original script in this thread https: A couple of paragraphs of the conversion result shown in Pages v5. Mon Nov 19, 9: Will converting the files do a;pleworks to the original documents?

This doesn’t fully solve your problem, you still need to make an applescript. Jan 11, Posts: Couple of questions before I do the conversion: